The Daryl Duke Foundation (DDF) respects the privacy of visitors to the Daryl Duke Prize website ( To support this commitment, we have adopted the following Privacy Policy which we invite you to review. Please note that this Privacy Policy governs your use of this site. DDF may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version will be posted at

Collection and Use of Personal Information

DDF may collect personal information such as your name, postal address and e-mail address for purposes disclosed in this Privacy Policy or at the time of collection. If you contact us, we may also keep a record of that correspondence. We will ask you for personal information when you subscribe to our e-mail mailing list using the opt-in form on the website, when you make a submission to the Daryl Duke Prize, or when you communicate with us through this website. Personal information collected in submissions to the Daryl Duke Prize is used solely to communicate with entrants and identify and notify winners unless consent for other uses has been given at the time of collection.

We use cookies and other technology on our website to make it easier to use and so that we can learn about your use of the website. Information collected in this way may include, but is not limited to, your IP address and internet service provider, the type of web browser and operating system you used, which of our website pages you visited, the time you spent on a page, and similar statistical information. This information is associated with the cookie placed on your computer system and is not identified with you personally. You can configure your web browser to refuse some or all cookies.

We may use Google Analytics or similar software to analyze statistical information to learn where website visitors are located, the times of day they are using our website, and what content they find most interesting. We also use links in our emails to track open and click-through rates to help us learn what emails appeal to you most.

Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Information

We will only use or disclose your personal information where necessary to fulfill the purposes identified in this Privacy Policy or at the time of collection. We will otherwise release personal information only with your express consent, unless releasing such information is required by law or we have reason to believe that disclosing such information is necessary to contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with DDF’s rights or property, other visitors to the DDF website, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. Where DDF releases your personal information to third parties, DDF first requires them to agree to use such personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and Canadian privacy laws. We do not sell lists or personal information to other parties.


You hereby consent that DDF may collect, use, store, maintain, transfer, and remove your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you prefer that we not use or disclose your information for any or all of the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy or at the time of collection, you may notify us at any time.

Accessing, Modifying, or Removing your Information

Under Canadian privacy laws, you have the right to inquire whether DDF holds personal information about you, access such personal information, and correct any personal information about you that is inaccurate. If your information changes or becomes inaccurate, or if you would like DDF to remove your information from our records, please send a request using the contact information listed below and include your name, address and email address, so that we can identify you.

Information Security and Integrity

We are committed to ensuring the security of personal information collected through this website in order to protect it from unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification or disposal or similar risks. When you provide personal information to this website, such information is protected by secure sockets layer (SSL) encryption and stored on secured third party servers located in Toronto, Ontario. DDF takes reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, or other unauthorized uses, and to remove your personal information when it is no longer required for its intended purposes. DDF cannot, however, guarantee that loss, misuse, or unauthorized use will never occur and makes no representations or warranties to this effect.

Privacy Officer

If you have any questions, comments, complaints or concerns or require more information about this Privacy Policy, about how DDF manages personal information or responds to complaints, or about how we use your personal information, please write to us at:

Daryl Duke Foundation
Privacy Officer

Email Policy

If you have opted in to receive updates and alerts from DDF, we may send you occasional news about our activities. You may unsubscribe from DDF emails at any time.

All DDF emails contain postal and electronic contact information, together with an unsubscribe link. If you unsubscribe using the link in an email, your request will take effect promptly. If you notify us using another channel that you would like to unsubscribe from DDF emails, your request will be processed no more than ten business days after receipt.

DDF never sells or shares e-mail addresses with third party organizations.


This page was last updated May 29, 2015.